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U of G on Tour: Biodiversity, Insect Collection and DNA Barcoding

Centre for Biodiversity Genomics Ontario, Canada

Ever wonder how DNA is determined and used to identify species? Meeting at the entrance to the Centre for the Biodiversity Genomics, building 135, starting at noon, this 60-minute tour will include a review of DNA barcoding processes and a visit to the Centre’s insect collection. Limited to 10 participants.

The Art of Adornment: A talk with John Van de Kamer of Knar Jewellery

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Calling all jewelry lovers! Want to learn the art of adornment? Join us at the Art Gallery of Guelph on Thursday, April 25 at 2 pm.., for a conversation about the art and science of grading, identifying, and designing gems with John Van de Kamer, Knar Jewellery's General Manager. Learn about the difference between natural

Introduction to the Professional and Career Development Record (PCDR)

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

The Professional and Career Development Record (PCDR) is a tool built into Experience Guelph that launched in November 2021. The PCDR formally recognizes a student's involvement in on- and off- campus professional and career development activities, most notably experiential learning. By the end of this workshop participants will be able to: Explain the purpose of

Wonderous Wildflowers: Spring Blooms Workshop (In-person)

Arboretum Centre 200 Arboretum Rd, Guelph, Canada

Spring has arrived and the flowers are beginning to bloom! Join us to explore the wonderous world of spring wildflowers. In-classroom learning will focus on foundational botany and an introduction to the plant families we might encounter during the springtime. Visiting Arboretum sites like Victoria Woods, Wild Goose Woods, and the close to the public

Big Ideas Lecture and Art Exhibition Launch: What Remains

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Launching the ArtsEverywhere festival organized and presented by Musagetes, join the artists of the El Paso-based What Remains Collective (Dr. Adriana Alvarez, Iris Morales, Mabel Weber, and Monica Lozano) for a guided conversation about documenting the stories of immigrant families as well as the belongings abandoned by individuals over the course of attempts to cross

Sensational Snakes of Ontario (In-person)

Arboretum Centre 200 Arboretum Rd, Guelph, Canada

Snakes are often misunderstood and maligned. We would love to change the negative perception of these animals by teaching the truth about them. Please join us at this workshop and learn to identify and understand our native Ontario species of snakes. We will cover their habits, ranges and habitats. Live specimens will be available to

Faculty Writing Retreat 2024 – Hybrid

ONLINE and McLauglin Library , Canada

Are you trying to find time to work on an article or book chapter? Register now for the 11th annual Faculty Writing Retreat (FWR). Date: Monday to Friday, May 6 to 10, 2024 from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Writing Services hosts this free, week-long retreat for University of Guelph faculty, staff, and postdoctoral scholars working on

Morning Mindful Moment: The RAIN of Self-Compassion

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Join this short mindful moment or the entire series to kick start your Monday morning and your week. This mindfulness exercise will be a guided activity focused on beginnings as we set the tone for our day and our week for Be Well, Be Safe week! Join to sit back, relax and follow along to

Kick-Off Event: Fostering Safety: Physically and Mentally with Keynote Speaker Rob Ellis, Founder of My Safe Work

Waasamowin - Summerlee Science Complex Atrium 474-570 Gordon St, Guelph, ON, Canada

We're back in person and you're invited! Join us at Waasamowin in the Summerlee Science Centre on Monday, May 6, 2024 for the Kick-off Event for Be Well, Be Safe Week. Enjoy this opportunity to step away from your workspace, connect with colleagues, and enjoy lunch while listening to Rob Ellis, President and Founder of

Faculty Writing Retreat 2024 – Hybrid

Recurring
ONLINE and McLauglin Library , Canada

Are you trying to find time to work on an article or book chapter? Register now for the 11th annual Faculty Writing Retreat (FWR). Date: Monday to Friday, May 6 to 10, 2024 from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Writing Services hosts this free, week-long retreat for University of Guelph faculty, staff, and postdoctoral scholars working on

Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) Orientation

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

From time to time, employees may find themselves in need of confidential, professional counselling for personal, family, relationship, and wellness issues adversely affecting work performance or threatening to do so. The purpose of the University's Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) is to help meet these needs. Eligibility for EFAP counselling has been expanded to

Staff Only Learn to Lift – Tuesday

Athletics Centre 150 Reynolds Walk, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Staff Only Learn to Lift Looking to begin your fitness journey? This program is designed to teach you proper use of resistance machines and free weights safely, aiming to help you feel confident and see results. All sessions take place in the NRG Zone, our NEW training studio. This space provides a more private training

Free Staff Climbing

Athletics Centre 150 Reynolds Walk, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This Be Well Be Safe Week, come join fellow University of Guelph staff members on this fun opportunity to go climbing and enjoy a new activity. During this experience, you will have exclusive use of the climbing wall with our trained staff! They will belay you, teach you how to belay, as well as how

safeTALK

University of Guelph

Designed by Living Works, SafeTALK is a 3.5 hours alertness training and certification that prepares anyone, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. This training includes understanding of the importance of suicide alertness, learning to identify ways people invite help, and how to connect those who need help with resources when

Considering Counselling? Learn more about seeking psychotherapy

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Are you considering reaching out for mental health support and just don't know where to start? Many others might be feeling the same way! Starting therapy to support your mental health can be a very scary experience, especially if you've never done it before and don't know what to expect or who to get support

Faculty Writing Retreat 2024 – Hybrid

Recurring
ONLINE and McLauglin Library , Canada

Are you trying to find time to work on an article or book chapter? Register now for the 11th annual Faculty Writing Retreat (FWR). Date: Monday to Friday, May 6 to 10, 2024 from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Writing Services hosts this free, week-long retreat for University of Guelph faculty, staff, and postdoctoral scholars working on

Understanding the Self in Self-Compassion

Guelph Campus Ontario, Canada

Practicing self-compassion means approaching ourselves with the same kindness we extend to others such as our family and friends. Research shows that practicing self-compassion is a powerful tool for motivation and is strongly related to psychological well-being, including increased life satisfaction and resilience and decreased anxiety and depression. Join us this Be Well, Be Safe

Qualtrics – Introduction to Creating Online Surveys: Data Skills

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

In this virtual session, we will use Qualtrics, our online survey software, to explore the fundamentals of survey creation. We will explore: How to create a Qualtrics account How to find and use Qualtrics tutorials and training How to create a basic Qualtrics survey How to access your survey results Please note: You must have

Cultivating Compassion Through Movement and Creating with Plants

Guelph Campus Ontario, Canada

Research has shown that engaging in creativity offers a myriad of benefits for both the mind and body, enhancing overall well-being in several key areas such as increased emotional intelligence, personal growth and resilience, enhanced cognitive function, and joy and fulfillment. Join us for a combined gentle stretching and mindful movement + botanical arts creative

Canadian Red Cross CPR Level C/AED Certification

TBA

This course includes CPR training for adults, children and babies. It includes choking for conscious and unconscious, adult, children and babies. EpiPen and Naloxone training and certification in AED (automatic external defibrillation). Certification is valid for three years. Wellness@Work will be covering the cost of $60 so it free to attendees. Registration Register through Qualtrics!